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Transmission Design Engineer

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+ Location:Spencer, Indiana, 47460, United States

+ Job ID:37393000

+ Posted:October 5, 2017

+ Position Title:Transmission Design Engineer

+ Company Name:Hoosier Energy

+ Job Function:Engineering

+ Job Type:Full-Time

+ Job Duration:Indefinite

+ Min Education:BA/BS/Undergraduate

+ Min Experience:5-7 Years



Assures the proper design and specifications of assigned transmission line projects to include compliance with Hoosier Energy's project management structure, NERC/RRO and other industry standards and successful mitigation of permitting, environmental and other constraining issues. Ensures communication and collaboration within and between departments.


+ Prepares designs, specifications and right-of-way/easement clearances of assigned transmission line projects in accordance with Hoosier Energy's project management structure, NERC/RRO and other industry standards and successful mitigation of permitting, environmental and other constraining issues.

+ Oversees the construction or design of assigned transmission line projects where the work is performed under the direct supervision of an outside consultant or contactor. Administers the flow of design information or requirements among and between manufactures, field erection representatives, survey contractors and land agents. Provides leadership and guidance to engineering technicians; instructs engineering technicians or transmission personnel in the procedures and practices of transmission line design; provides professional expertise in order to resolve unusual or emergency problems.

+ Facilitates internal and external collaboration by maintaining effective channels of communication with other departments and divisions, as well as with member systems and interconnected utilities. Provides the appropriate detail and supporting documentation associated with the design of transmission line projects.

+ Ensures that each design assignment incorporates facilities and equipment that are designed and can be operated in accordance with required standard of safety, NERC/RRO compliance requirements and in accordance with RUS-approved standards and sound engineering practices.

+ Stays abreast of transmission line design techniques and technologies, and researches and develops innovations, alternatives and/or expansions of the same, with emphasis on logistics, economy and service. Makes suggestions to the Project Design Coordinator about any polices, practices or procedures.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran



+ Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

+ Ability to obtain P.E. license is desirable


+ Five years' of progressively more technical responsibility in the design of transmission line facilities and equipment

+ Other levels of experience may be considered

Skills and Abilities:

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team

+ Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines

+ Strong customer service orientation

+ Demonstrated level of professionalism and positive attitude

+ Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment

+ Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand

+ Advanced computer and technological skills

+ Broad knowledge of transmission line design for 69, 138, 161 and 345 kV levels